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  1. Thread: Birders

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    Suet feeds are good for woodpeckers and...

    Suet feeds are good for woodpeckers and nuthatches. If you're unlucky, starlings and blue jays will poke at it too.

    If you want more diversity, get a tube or cage feeder for mixed seed or black...
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    Birds in flight is a big challenge. Small target...

    Birds in flight is a big challenge. Small target moving fast.
  3. Thread: Birders

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    So?! How did you do?

    So?! How did you do?
  4. Yeah, that early Mystic Knights phase was nuts....

    Yeah, that early Mystic Knights phase was nuts. The whole thing was actually founded by his brother.
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    Neat concept, but I wouldn't want this to become...

    Neat concept, but I wouldn't want this to become commonplace. I don't want multiple versions of the same album where I will invariably gravitate towards one and the rest never get spun again.
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    I heard the 20-second cample. I'm good. :)

    I heard the 20-second cample. I'm good. :)
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    That's a great song. It's a reworking of "Put...

    That's a great song. It's a reworking of "Put Out the Lights" from their original demos. I'd have to say "She's the Woman", "Outta Space" and "Big River" (formerly "Big Trouble") are my favorites...
  8. I saw this last week and enjoyed it. It's quite...

    I saw this last week and enjoyed it. It's quite the meld of his Oingo Boingo days and his soundtrack work.
  9. Thread: Birders

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    The best way to get better is to bird with...

    The best way to get better is to bird with someone better than you and ask a lot of questions.

    Also, a few tips...
    - Ask how an ID was made (i.e. "What made you sure that was a Baird's...
  10. Thread: Birders

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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
  11. Thread: Birders

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    Oh! Presque Isle is a major hot spot for birding,...

    Oh! Presque Isle is a major hot spot for birding, but it's in Erie, PA. The link you sent is Presqu'ile Provincial Park in Ontario. I'm not familiar with it, but being right on the lake, it's...
  12. Thread: Birders

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    No, they are common in the cooler months along...

    No, they are common in the cooler months along with Golden-crowned Kinglets.

    Itís amazing what you discover when you start to pay attention. Iíve had almost 100 species through my yard in the...
  13. Thread: Birders

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    That sounds great! However, and I'm not trying...

    That sounds great! However, and I'm not trying to burst any bubbles, but by this time most shorebirds have migrated through PA, let along Ontario. That said, have fun and good luck! Shorebirds are...
  14. Thread: Birders

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    Check out Black Rock Sanctuary and some of the...

    Check out Black Rock Sanctuary and some of the game lands. Use ebird to research spots if you donít already.
  15. Thread: Birders

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    There are a ton of places to go. Marsh Creek and...

    There are a ton of places to go. Marsh Creek and Okehocking Preserve are both good to take your dog. Exton Park is good but dogs have to stay on the outer loop. ChesLen is also one to check out. Let...
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    Totally agree. Not a good fit. FWIW, I love "I...

    Totally agree. Not a good fit. FWIW, I love "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)". Always have.
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    Daryl Hall was also considered.

    Daryl Hall was also considered.
  18. Thread: Birders

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    You can upload it directly from your computer. ...

    You can upload it directly from your computer. Click the third button from the right (looks like a picture). Describe the habitat and behavior too if you can. It all helps with ID.
  19. Thread: Birders

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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet

    Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  20. Thread: Birders

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    Yep, we have Peregrine Falcons, Merlins and...

    Yep, we have Peregrine Falcons, Merlins and American Kestrels.
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    ADKOT is a pretty solid album. Just remove...

    ADKOT is a pretty solid album. Just remove "Tattoo". Terrible song. "She's the Woman" would have been the perfect album opener.
  22. Thread: Birders

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    Good olí Mourning Dove

    Good olí Mourning Dove
  23. Heard it once, never need to hear it again. Love...

    Heard it once, never need to hear it again. Love Jon's energy, but not a good song. His "guitar antics" were pretty funny though.
  24. Thread: Birders

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    I know. :lol

    I know. :lol
  25. Thread: Birders

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    Nope. That's a Red-bellied Woodpecker.

    Nope. That's a Red-bellied Woodpecker.
  26. Thread: Birders

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    Not completely true. Black-and-white Warblers...

    Not completely true. Black-and-white Warblers also traverse trees like that.
  27. Thread: Birders

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    It's a White-Bellied Sea Eagle.

    It's a White-Bellied Sea Eagle.
  28. Thread: Birders

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    Eastern Bluebird

    Eastern Bluebird
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    The Van Halen vault issue is an interesting one....

    The Van Halen vault issue is an interesting one. Eddie had said many times that he would just play and record and that he had tons of material at 5150. Based on that 1998 video with MTV, there is a...
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    Around the time we lost Neil Peart, I said to a...

    Around the time we lost Neil Peart, I said to a friend that I wouldn't be surprised if Eddie Van Halen was next. The VH camp has been silent for years and the Eddie sightings were few and...
  31. Thread: Kenso boxset

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    DVD only and it's from 2005. There's software out...

    DVD only and it's from 2005. There's software out there to rip audio from DVDs and Blu-rays.
  32. I think the context there was for the second ABWH...

    I think the context there was for the second ABWH album, not Union.
  33. Thread: Birders

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    Blue Jays will also mob certain birds of prey...

    Blue Jays will also mob certain birds of prey like owls and hawks. That's typically the issue when you see and hear a lot of jays at once like that.
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    I'm digging this. And the album cover is...

    I'm digging this. And the album cover is fantastic.

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  35. Thread: Birders

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    It depends but yes morning is best. Between...

    It depends but yes morning is best. Between sunrise and about 10am. For hawks, wait until about 10am or so. They also like the early afternoon to ride thermals.
  36. Thread: Birders

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    Pileated Woodpecker. They typically like dead...

    Pileated Woodpecker. They typically like dead trees and hack at them for grubs and such.
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    Maybe not, but we know that he's a big fan of...

    Maybe not, but we know that he's a big fan of most of those bands.
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    Not good. I don't like the title, the lyrics, the...

    Not good. I don't like the title, the lyrics, the music or the video. I was hoping his pop venture would be more in the intelli-pop direction like TFF, Jellyfish, XTC, Talk Talk, etc.
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    Well, there's the SACD version:...

    Well, there's the SACD version: https://www.amazon.com/OLIAS-SUNHILLOW-Jon-Anderson/dp/B00HB54FUS
  40. Thread: Birders

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    Looks like a Northern Flicker (so yes).

    Looks like a Northern Flicker (so yes).
  41. Thread: Birders

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    No image Jed

    No image Jed
  42. Thread: Birders

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    Green Heron

    Green Heron
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    Wow. Dee Snider sounds great on the "Get Out....

    Wow. Dee Snider sounds great on the "Get Out. Now!"
  44. Thread: Birders

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    I got a very rare bird this Saturday at the end...

    I got a very rare bird this Saturday at the end of morning flight at Higbee Beach WMA in Cape May, NJ. A Brewster's Warbler flew into a tree just above my head. The Brewster's Warbler is the rarer of...
  45. Thread: Birders

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    The actual book is great:...

    The actual book is great:
    https://www.amazon.com/Warbler-Guide-Tom-Stephenson/dp/0691154821/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=warbler+guide&qid=1599579183&sr=8-1
  46. Thread: Birders

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    Are you sure it was a flicker? We have the...

    Are you sure it was a flicker? We have the yellow-shafted subspecies of flicker in Canada and the northern US. Red-bellies, Downies and Hairies have white underwings though.
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    Well, that's up to Eddie. He recorded it, not us....

    Well, that's up to Eddie. He recorded it, not us. :)
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    Really dumb.

    Really dumb.
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    Toto, "Falling in Between" (not Yacht Rock) ...

    Toto, "Falling in Between" (not Yacht Rock)

    https://youtu.be/y-KMOjJLrpw

    Steve Lukather, "Smell Yourself"

    https://youtu.be/-QKElwVwhw0
  50. Don't hold your breath -...

    Don't hold your breath - https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.php/26116-PROGRESSION-MAGAZINE-STATUS-SUMMARIZED
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    No Gary Husband means no NEARfest Apocalypse...

    No Gary Husband means no NEARfest Apocalypse tracks.
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    There are a ton of good answer for this...

    There are a ton of good answer for this questions, but here are a few that come to mind...

    I'd say most Rush albums has great openers.
    "Dance of a Volcano" - Genesis
    "Paradigm Shift" - LTE...
  53. The emails are just going to...

    The emails are just going to webmaster@djamkaret.com. AFAIK, that is still Mike Ostrich.
  54. Thread: Birders

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    Wow!

    Wow!
  55. Which is ironic since they're the band the hates...

    Which is ironic since they're the band the hates the "Prog" label.
  56. Amazingly little detail in the description from...

    Amazingly little detail in the description from the website.

    I assume that both albums are in the set plus 1CD of archive material since the bottom of the image says "SE01 Box - Early 90s". That...
  57. Rick is great. However, I wish he spoke more...

    Rick is great. However, I wish he spoke more about Fair Use and its indirect free promotion than trying to compare his YouTube channel not being a moneymaker (and to be fair, not caring about that)...
  58. Thread: Birders

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    Not possible. They donít migrate through the East...

    Not possible. They donít migrate through the East for a few more moths. Probably a Bald Eagle.
  59. It was a good time. We would be happy to do...

    It was a good time. We would be happy to do another one with Sean at some point!
  60. URL: https://youtu.be/NYjFP8gildU

    URL: https://youtu.be/NYjFP8gildU
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